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Latest Arne Duncan Items
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Connecticut next week to highlight government efforts to make higher education more accessible.
Gregory W. Gray, the president of Connecticut's Board of Regents, is attending a White House summit on ways to expand access to a college education.
University of Hawaii's interim president will be at the White House for a national workshop on increasing college access and success for disadvantaged students.
There was a time. There was a time when even to a man, an open-handed slap on the rump following a remarkable run on the gridiron was an A-OK, asexual gesture.
Test scores in many Asian countries are rising while American high school students' performance is mired in mediocrity, according to a report by the Program for International Student Assessment.
The Obama administration's cheerleading for the Common Core State Standards Initiative is designed to calm critics and rally supporters for the ambitious overhaul of the nation's elementary and secondary school curriculums. But that effort may be backfiring.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, facing an onslaught of pressure from the mom community, has walked back his comments that those who oppose the federal government’s Common Core school testing standard were primarily “white suburban moms,” and issued an apology.
U.S. students improved slightly in reading and mathematics proficiency, according to The Nation's Report Card, an assessment of students in all states that happens every two years. Is improvement happening fast enough?
This bombshell news never really got to explode: NBC News' senior investigative correspondent Lisa Myers found buried in the 2010 Obamacare regulations language predicting "a reasonable range for the percentage of individual policies that would terminate is 40 percent to 67 percent."